Extra Hot Buttered Rum

So smooth and rich, yet with a kick…

What’s not to love when three of a recipe’s primary ingredients are rum, butter, and sugar. That’s the decadent deliciousness of hot buttered rum. So smooth, rich, and flavorful. But this spicy hot buttered rum recipe adds a little something extra. A dose of cayenne pepper lights a simmering flame to the smooth taste. This is a winter cocktail that warms you to the core. 

Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a slow cooker, add the hot water, brown sugar, butter, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cayenne pepper, and salt. Stir to combine, cover, then cook on low for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Add the rum, then stir to combine.
  • Ladle out the hot buttered rum into serving glasses, then top the drink with a sprinkle of nutmeg, cayenne pepper powder, and/or whipped cream. Add a cinnamon stick for garnish.

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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on December 7, 2020 to include new content. It was originally published on December 14, 2016.
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